Meet the Staff

Department of Student Services

Meeting the needs of every child, every day

(302) 857-4237

Welcome.  The Student Services Department works to facilitate the collaboration between schools, students, families, and community partners to help ensure the educational, social and behavioral success of our students.  

Meet our District Staff

Tania Alexander - Officer of Equity and School Improvement

Ms. Alexander has been in education for 23 years as a teacher, assistant principal and principal, and Equity Officer before joining Senator Nation. 

She believes in educating the whole child. She also believes that it takes a village to grow and nurture our students. It takes support from all stakeholders, staff, teachers, students and the community in order to provide support for all of our diverse learners. She believes in being a lifelong learner and modeling that for our students. Her position with Capital as Officer of Equity and School Improvement allows her to work with all stakeholders and model how equity is embedded in everything that we do. Her goal is to be a catalyst that assists in the mindset that given the opportunity and needed supports, all of our learners can be successful.

Elizabeth "Rose" Stayton- Office Secretary
Mrs. Stayton joined the district in 2016 and brings many years of office experience to her position.  She provides all secretarial services to the Officer of Equity and School Improvement.

(Grades 7-12)
Shameka Johnson  - Truancy & Homeless Education Liaison

Mrs. Johnson holds certifications in education, social work and counseling.  She provides services to students and their families that are experiencing homelessness or have barriers which interfere  with regular school attendance.  

(Grades K-6)
Rod Fesel - Truancy & Homeless Education Liaison

Mr. Fesel has a background as an  educator and school counselor who works to ensure that students experiencing homelessness remain educationally stable and that barriers to regular school attendance are removed.

Christina Venticinque - Homeless Education Liaison (Pre-K-12)
Ms. Venticinque joined Student Services with over 8 years' experience as an instructional paraprofessional at Capital School District.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Medaille College in her original hometown of Buffalo, New York, where she studied Health and Human Services.  She provides direct support and services to students and their families that are experiencing homelessness.

K-12 School Based Services
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Crisis intervention
Health services
School based counseling services
Student attendance support
Bullying prevention
Positive Behavioral Support Program
Food Pantry Referral
Homebound instructional support (illness)
Student Mentoring
Homeless Education & referral services

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